Category Archives: AGH University of Science and Technology

Aero Team ILK AGH UST third time in most prestigious aviation competition in the world

On 21-23 April, 2017, for the third time the Aero Team ILK AGH UST  will compete against teams from all over the world in the most prestigious competition for aviation engineers SAE Aero Design, which this year will take place in Lakeland, Florida.   photos – archives of Aero Team ILK AGH UST The aim of the competition, judged by the… Read More »

Ericsson supports building AGH UST Solar Boat

The students of the AGH University of Science and Technology are finishing the project AGH UST Solar Boat. In July 2017, the one-man boat powered by solar energy will take part in the prestigious international challenge of solar boats in Monaco. The Ericsson company is also involved in the project, and its experts support the students in the… Read More »

AGH UST Racing Team Presents 4th Generation of a Racing Car

On 10 July, in AGH /UST Centre of Energy the 4th generation racing car built by AGH UST Racing Team was publicly presented for the first time. The latest model built by AGH UST students is an internal combustion vehicle and differs from its predecessor in many respects. Among other things, the track of wheels was reduced from 13… Read More »

Żabinskiite and maneckiite – new minerals to honour Professors

In the June issue of the scientific journal Mineralogical Magazine, two papers were published dealing with new minerals which were named ‘żabinskiite’ and ‘maneckiite’ by the submitting authors to pay tribute to the outstanding accomplishments of Professor Witold Żabiński and Professor Andrzej Manecki. Maneckiite The honoured professors, affiliated with the <code>Department of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry at the… Read More »

Solar boat designed by AGH UST students presented in the bend of the Vistula River

AGH UST students have presented the final result of the project “AGH UST Solar Boat”. On 13 June, the first solar boat designed at the AGH UST was launched in the bend of the Vistula River at Czerwieński Boulevard. This one-man boat is powered exclusively by solar energy. It is 6 m long, 1.7 m wide, and the… Read More »

Students of AGH UST designed the first Polish liquid-propellant rocket engine

Members of AGH Space Systems Student Research Association have successfully conducted a complete test of the first Polish full-scale liquid-propellant rocket engine. Officially called Zawisza, the engine constructed by AGH UST students is capable of autonomous operation as an element of a rocket.  Engines using liquid propellants are currently the most popular of all engines used in the space… Read More »

Presentation of E-Moto AGH UST Motocross Electric Motorbike

E-Moto AGH UST motocross electric bike is the first of its kind to be constructed in the AGH University of Science and Technology. The use of alternative sources of energy to power it gives a definite advantage over the vehicles with an internal combustion engine, by eliminating not only the problem of air pollution but also engine noise.… Read More »

Eco-friendly energy right in the city centre – wind turbines launched at AGH UST site

AGH UST Energy Centre has launched the Rooftop Wind Turbines Lab. Housed on levels 7 and 8, the turbines produce power which in an emergency can be fed into the university power grid. Vertical and horizontal axis turbines, mounted on a dedicated industrial platform provided by AGH UST Energy Centre are additionally equipped with measuring instruments. The research… Read More »

Robot designed by AGH UST students will deliver parcels – on its own

ADR (Autonomous Delivery Robot) AGH UST students designed an autonomous transport and delivery robot, whose function is to deliver parcels to specified addresses without human assistance. The device comes as a response to the needs of the quickly expanding sector of daily life automation. We note that this is one of the first student designs of this type in… Read More »

AGH UST Scientists will contribute to landing on Mars’ moon

A team of scientists from the Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering, in cooperation with the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences, have undertaken a project called ‘LOOP – Landing Once on Phobos’. The research findings will be used for the purposes of planned lander mission on one of Martian moons. The research conducted at AGH… Read More »